The Grosvenor Casino in Great Yarmouth - (Credit: Grosvenor Casinos)
In the United Kingdom, a female casino player is planning to take her entire family on a luxury holiday after banking a progressive jackpot worth £133,000 ($160,660) courtesy of the Grosvenor Casino Great Yarmouth.
The punter, who wishes to remain anonymous, pocketed the profitable prize via a session on the seaside casino’s Ace King Suited blackjack table game and subsequently revealed news of the win at the land-based casino had left her emotionally overwhelmed.
The Norfolk casino is rapidly developing a lucrative reputation among local players and awarded a 70-year-old woman with a £82,000 ($99,100) windfall in August after she had hit a three-card poker royal flush. The 3,500 sq ft property is owned and operated by the Grosvenor Casinos Limited subsidiary of land-based and online gambling behemoth Rank Group and hosts eight gaming tables featuring games of roulette, three-card poker and blackjack.
The Grosvenor Casino Great Yarmouth - which also has an online casino site - opened after the United Kingdom relaxed its gambling laws via the Gambling Act of 2005 and is situated inside the grade II listed Shadingfield Lodge moreover playing host to over 30 electronic roulette and slot games.
The General Manager for the Grosvenor Casino Great Yarmouth, Gemma Aylen, admitted to being pleased with the two triumphs. She additionally declared that the most recent win had created an ‘electric atmosphere’ inside the three-story building as the winner’s fellow punters went ‘over the moon’ following the success.
“This is the first time ever that our casino has enjoyed not one but two massive jackpot wins in quick succession,” Aylen said. “Lady luck is certainly shining down on the Grosvenor Casino Great Yarmouth and we're staking our claim to be one of the luckiest venues in the country to win big right now.”
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